The visit

Three monuments, just one ticket

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Tickets include access to three monuments:

  • Royal Monastery of San Juan de la Peña (Old Monastery)
  • Interpretation Centre (New Monastery)
  • Church of Santa María, located in Santa Cruz de la Serós

PLACE OF INTEREST

  1. Old Monastery (11th-12th C.)
  2. New Monastery (17th C.) / Monastery Interpretation Centre
  3. Church of Santa María (11th C.)
  4. Ticket sale and Shop
  5. Interpretation Centre of Protected Landscape of San Juan de la Peña and Monte Oroel

VIEWPOINT

  1. Balcony of the Pyrenees
  2. Viewpoint of San Vote
  3. Viewpoint of Santa Teresa
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Guided tour

Visitors are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes before the time assigned for the start of the guided tour at the entrance of the Old Monastery.

There is not guided visit to the New Monastery and the church of Santa María, visitors are allowed to follow the tour at their own pace.

Pets are not allowed inside the monuments or on the shuttle.

Parking and shuttle

Parking areas are available just next to the New Monastery, and then visitors must take the bus to the Old Monastery. Both are almost a mile (1.5 km) away one from the other; a shuttle service is available between them.

On dates with little influx of visitors, the shuttle service between monasteries is not available and parking is allowed by the Old Monastery.

Prices

Normal Rate 12 €

Reduced Rate 7,50 €
+ 65, from 6 to 14 years, Pilgrim Card, Youth Card, Disabled (degree +50%), Large family and Group (+20 paying people)

Free Children Rate 0 €
Under 6 years old

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Schedules
(Monasteries an Church of Santa María)

From 1st November to 15th March
Saturday: from 10 am to 5 pm.
From Monday to Friday and Sundays: from 10 am to 2 pm.
Closed on 25th December and 1st January.

From 16th March to 31st May
Old Monastery: from 10 am to 2 pm and from 3:30 pm to 7 pm.
New Monastery: from 10 am to 7 pm.
Church of Santa María (Santa Cruz de la Serós): from 10 am to 2 pm and from 3:30 pm to 7 pm.

From 1st June to 31st August
Old Monastery: from 10 am to 2 pm y from 3 pm to 8 pm.
New Monastery: from 10 am to 8 pm.
Church of Santa María (Santa Cruz de la Serós): from 10 am to 2 pm and from 3 pm to 8 pm.

From 1st September to 31st October
Old Monastery: from 10 am to 2 pm and from 3:30 pm to 7 pm.
New Monastery: from 10 am to 7 pm.
Church of Santa María (Santa Cruz de la Serós): from 10 am to 2 pm and from 3:30 pm to 7 pm.

How to get here

Located in one of the Exterior Mountains of the Central Pyrenees, San Juan de la Peña forms part of the Protected Landscape of San Juan de la Peña and Mountain Oroel, nearby to the town of Jaca.

BY CAR
The best way to get to the monumental group is the one along the road N-240 (Jaca/Pamplona), taking the deviation at the beautiful village of Santa Cruz de la Serós. A mountain road that starts from the village takes us until the Old Monastery, and from there it is necessary to travel 1,5 km more until the New Monastery and the Interpretation Centres.

BY BUS
Zaragoza – Jaca
Huesca – Jaca
Pamplona – Jaca

BY TRAIN
AVE (high-speed train) from Madrid or Barcelona until Huesca
Local train from Huesca until Jaca

BY PLANE
Zaragoza Airport
Pamplona Airport